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LISBON: Relationships Define GU Experience

LISBON: Relationships Define GU Experience

Many reflections I have heard during my time at Georgetown University have been the same. They focus on moments of intensity, turning points, specific achievements or failures that mark a rare or momentous occasion. It is easy to turn to these consequential moments as a metaphor for an entire experience.[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
COMMENTARY | Men’s Basketball Shows Promising Improvements

COMMENTARY | Men’s Basketball Shows Promising Improvements

In Head Coach Patrick Ewing’s (CAS ’85) second year coaching on the Hilltop, the Georgetown men’s basketball program took a promising turn, but ultimately has more improvements to make before next season. The Hoyas finished the 2018-19 season with an overall record of 19-14, including a 9-9 mark in Big[Read More…]

by April 16, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SUD | The Understated Value of Loyalty in the NBA

SUD | The Understated Value of Loyalty in the NBA

Today’s NBA players, especially stars, often maximize their flexibility and agency over contracts at the expense of the franchise they play for. This trend has been embodied by LeBron James, who signed several short-term contracts with the Cleveland Cavaliers before leaving this summer to join the Los Angeles Lakers. Kevin[Read More…]

by February 24, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
AMY LI/THE HOYA | Georgetown Freshman Mac McClung

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Upset Goliath, Dominate No. 17 Villanova

In front of a packed home crowd, the Georgetown men’s basketball team ended its two-game losing streak and pulled off a season-altering upset over No. 17 Villanova on Wednesday. The victory marks Georgetown Head Coach Patrick Ewing’s (CAS ’85) first coaching win against a ranked opponent in his tenure on[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | Graduate guard Dorothy Adomako drives to the basket in a home game for the Hoyas.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Women’s Basketball Drops 2 Consecutive Against Conference’s Best

After two pivotal wins at home propelled the Georgetown women’s basketball team back to .500, the Hoyas were faced with the challenge of playing the conference’s two best teams, No. 8 Marquette on Feb. 8 and unranked DePaul on Feb. 10. While both games were tightly contested, the Hoyas went[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
Former Basketball Star Committed to Jail on Sexual Assault Charge

Former Basketball Star Committed to Jail on Sexual Assault Charge

Security footage of Victor Page, a former Georgetown University basketball player, assaulting and attempting to rape his girlfriend’s 17 year-old daughter before neighbors intervened surfaced on TMZ on Jan. 19. Page was committed to the Prince George’s County Correctional Center on Jan. 5 on a charge of attempted first-degree rape.[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Senior center Jessie Govan steadies himself at the free throw line.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Off to Shaky Big East Start

After winning its first conference game, the Georgetown men’s basketball team lost close contests in its next two Big East matchups. The team lost star freshman guard Mac McClung to an ankle injury, so it relied on others to step up. In Georgetown’s (11-5, 1-2 Big East) Big East opener[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Finishes Nonconference Schedule on High Note

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Finishes Nonconference Schedule on High Note

The Georgetown men’s basketball team (11-4, 1-1 Big East) exited the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y., with four remaining nonconference games on its schedule. This final stretch before starting Big East play was pivotal for the team to regain momentum before facing tougher opponents. The final four nonconference matchups of[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
Senior center Jessie Govan scored 26 points against Central Connecticut State University. Govan is averaging 19.9 points per game along with 7.3 rebounds, which both lead the Hoyas.
Kirk Zieser/The Hoya

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Notch 3rd Straight Win, Edge Richmond

Backed by senior center Jessie Govan’s 29 points, the Georgetown men’s basketball team earned a 90-82 away win against Richmond on Wednesday. In Georgetown’s (6-1) third straight win, Govan added nine rebounds, two steals and was a perfect seven-for-seven from the free throw line in 36 minutes of play. Head[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Freshman guard James Akinko led the Hoyas with 19 points and 7 assists against Illinois, following his 13 point, 7 assist performance versus Central Connecticut State.
Kirk Zieser/The Hoya

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Freshmen Shine in Defeat of Illinois

Following two nonconference matchups in Capital One Arena to open the season, the Georgetown men’s basketball team went on the road to face the University of Illinois in State Farm Center, narrowly defeating the Fighting Illini 88-80. In a tightly contested game where the lead changed hands several times, three[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top